Hotel Tara Grand Agra
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... to Agra. We explored Agra fort and got a lovely view through the haze of the Taj Mahal. After a delightful lunch at a rooftop terrace restaurant we checked in at our hotel to freshen up before we went to see the Taj Mahal at sunset. what can one say about the Taj Mahal? A truly amazing place.We had a special buffet dinner and stopped off at a wedding on the way back to the hotel for the girls to join in with the ...
... that reminded me of farmers' market back in Moscow. The vegetables were really good quality - probably the best looking cauliflower I've ever seen in my life, plump reddish carrots, load of fresh herbs... And the best thing about this market is that no one was hustling us because they knew we would not buy any vegetables. Also tried some street food - i think some vendors never had a white person eating at their stalls. Some would not give me chillies or add spices but i ...
Today we hired a tuk tuk to take us around a few of the main sites in Agra.
It was a very foggy day! First up we bounced along the streets and lane ways to Agra Fort where we spent an hour or so.
Then on to the Baby Taj which had ...
... work symbolising things from so many religions, Islam ( obvious), Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Sikh - apparently he was a very tolerant man, unlike some of his descendants who refused to acknowledge other religions and moved the Mughal bus from Agra. The drive to our next stop is interesting, and we see the first car accident since arriving, amazing there aren't more given the nature of the driving over here. Every car you see has dents and scratch marks on it. We then ...
... didn't have to jostle for a spot on THE bench. I read somewhere that at peak tourist season, 45,000 tourists visit the Taj each day. The vast majority today appeared to be Indian tourists; many of the Caucasian ones seem to have been bitten by the Indiaaa bug and had gone 'native' - the ladies in sarees, the men in kurtas.
This time we were given shoe covers to use at the Taj itself - so I couldn't relive my memory of walking barefoot on the cool marble floor. ...